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Privacy Policy
The University of Chester Alumni Network (the University) website is open to all alumni of the University who wish to join. It is a free service and all users will have their information verified through the alumni and university records system before being welcomed as full members. The University reserves the right to refuse access to the site and has the authority to delete the details of any individual(s) who the University reasonably believes are not using the site appropriately.
 
By signing up to the Alumni Network you agree that the University can use your contact details to inform you about alumni events and reunions, news, benefits and services and fundraising programmes as well as developments, events and news from the University of Chester involving academic and administrative departments. The service also allows other users to contact you via the website.
 
All your personal data will be processed in accordance the University of Chester Data Protection Policy and the Data Protection Principles as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Any information you choose to give us will be held securely on the University’s alumni database. It is treated confidentially and with respect for the benefit of the University and its members. Data is used for alumni activities and programmes involving academic and administrative departments, fundraising programmes and for the promotion of benefits and services including affinity products. The data will not be disclosed to unauthorised third parties or external organisations other than those acting as agents for the University, for example mailing houses for the mailing of alumni publications. You have the right to ‘opt out’ of receiving such information and literature from the University should you wish to ‘opt out’ to the use of your data please contact the Alumni Team on alumni@chester.ac.uk.
 
In accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 you have the right to request any personal data held about you under the subject access request provisions; in order to make a subject access request you will need to pay the appropriate fee, currently £10.00.
 
Further information regarding the University’s Data Protection Policy may be obtained from www.chester.ac.uk/about/legal/data-protection and further information regarding the Data Protection Act 1998 may be obtained from the Information Commissioner www.ico.gov.uk
 
Data Protection Statement
 
Your information will be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and will be used to keep you informed about alumni and associated activities at the University of Chester. By giving your details on this form you will be consenting to us contacting you via mail, email or phone. However, if you do not wish to receive further information, please email alumni@chester.ac.uk and we will amend your preferences.